‘Cristiada’ is a Passion Project for Eva Longoria Parker
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/26/2010 - 09:00

At a Mexico City press conference for her latest movie, Cristiada, Eva Longoria (who co-stars with Andy Garcia) told reporters in Spanish: “Sorry about my Spanish.  I was born in the United States, but I’m Mexican to the core.”


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Miss Universe
Mexico Wins the Miss Universe Pageant!
By Mariela Rosario | 08/24/2010 - 09:30

22-year-old beauty Jimena Navarrete took home the crown last night for Mexico at the Miss Universe pageant.

Wearing a long, flowing red crown, Navarrete nailed her question and answer session. When asked about children using the Internet unsupervised, Navarrete answered: "I do believe that Internet is an indispensable, necessary tool for the present time. We must be sure to teach them the values that we learned as a family."


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U.S. Dept. of Justice May Sue AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio
U.S. Dept. of Justice May Sue AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio
By Mariela Rosario | 08/18/2010 - 17:45

A federal investigation looking into the controversial practices of Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joseph Arpaio has heated up since the recent Department of Justice victory over Senate Bill 1070. Ever since President Obama came into office, the White House administration has been butting heads with the self-named "Toughest Sheriff in America."


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Mexico to Allow Gay Couples to Adopt
Mexico to Allow Gay Couples to Adopt
By Mariela Rosario | 08/18/2010 - 16:17

Mexico's Supreme Court upheld a law this week allowing gay couples to adopt children in the capital, Districto Federal.


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Salma Hayek Criticized for "Iniciativa Mexico" PSA
Salma Hayek Criticized for "Iniciativa Mexico" PSA
By Mariela Rosario | 08/18/2010 - 08:00

Salma Hayek is causing quite a stir in the Mexican press after appearing in a PSA urging citizens to improve their lives by taking responsibility for the country's woes. "With one grain of sand, mountains are made," assures Hayek.


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Countdown to SB 1070: Latin America's Response
By Mariela Rosario | 07/27/2010 - 16:00

Arizona's SB 1070 is set to go into effect this Thursday, July 29, and the lead-up to D-day has elicited a variety of reactions from Latin America leaders. Many countries, including Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Paraguay, have filed motions against the law.


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Mexico Offers Free Honeymoon to Argentina's First Gay Newlyweds
By Alice Taranto | 07/21/2010 - 08:00

Last week, Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage, and the related gaiety (pun intended) has spread north.


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The Most Dangerous Job in the World: Grupero Singer
By Grace Bastidas | 07/10/2010 - 10:00

On June 26, Mexican crooner Sergio Vega, known as “El Shaka,” was gunned down in Sinaloa state, just hours before dismissing rumors that he had already been killed.


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Watch: Salma Hayek-Pinault on Late Night with David Letterman
By Mariela Rosario | 06/22/2010 - 17:00

Salma Hayek-Pinault visited The Late Show with David Letterman last night and took the opportunity to explain the hilarious video circulating on the web of her freaking out about a snake, and proved her real-life bravery by explaining that insects are a nutritious (and delicious, according to her) part of Mexican cuisine.


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Salma Hayek Angry About New Immigration Laws
By Mariela Rosario | 06/10/2010 - 17:00

Salma Hayek, who was born and raised in Mexico but is now a naturalized U.S. citizen, was asked recently about the new immigration laws passed in Arizona. The bill, entitled SB 1070, essentially gives law enforcement officials carte blanche to use racial profiling tactics and Hayek took the opportunity to voice her strong opinions on the matter.

"Of all these things that are going on, what surprises me the most is the lack of humanity with which immigrants are being treated," the Oscar-nominated actress told Notimex.


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